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RIM will begin trading as BlackBerry from February 4, legal name change to come later this year

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BlackBerry, the company soon to be formerly known as RIM, will complete the transition to its new (and frankly more logical) name and brand on February 4, after the Canadian company confirmed its new stock market ticker will go live next Monday. BlackBerry will trade as ‘BB’ on the Toronto Stock...
RIM will begin trading as BlackBerry from February 4, legal name change to come later this year

A stunning concept of what Apple's iOS 7 could (and perhaps should) be like [Video]

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The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event. With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just...
A stunning concept of what Apple's iOS 7 could (and perhaps should) be like [Video]

Facebook announces plan to simplify ad products, eliminating 13+ ad units by the end of 2013

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Facebook has announced a new initiative to greatly simplify its advertising products, which will result in half of its ad units shuttered by the end of this year. The core of this plan stems from the feedback Facebook received from marketers, which helped the company realize that its ad products were too...
Facebook announces plan to simplify ad products, eliminating 13+ ad units by the end of 2013

Google Maps goes to the Grand Canyon and brings back panoramic pictures for Street View

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Google has gone to remarkable lengths to provide users with great directions to extraordinary places. Through the use of the Street View feature on Google Maps, people have been able to discover and view panoramic views of amazing places like the Swiss Alps, the Amazon, Antarctica, and a variety of...
Google Maps goes to the Grand Canyon and brings back panoramic pictures for Street View

Yahoo follows Google in shutting down music service in China

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Yahoo China has announced that it will shut down its Chinese music service due to an adjustment of its product strategy on January 20, 2013. A statement posted on the company’s music search portal reads: “Thank you all for your continued support of Yahoo’s products. As part of an adjustment...
Yahoo follows Google in shutting down music service in China

You can watch the BlackBerry 10 launch live on January 30th thanks to RIM's webcast

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Research In Motion is making its January 30th BlackBerry 10 launch event a truly global affair with the announcement that it will offer a live webcast. The company directs interested watchers to its official newsroom for the show, which will kick off at 10am ET on Wednesday. RIM is also...
You can watch the BlackBerry 10 launch live on January 30th thanks to RIM's webcast

HP's new 14-inch Chromebook with 16GB SSD leaked in online store spec sheet

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HP is about to launch its first Chromebook with a 14-inch display, a 16GB solid-state drive and more than four hours of battery life per charge, according to a PDF document discovered by The Verge. Although the Pavilion Chromebook will be less than an inch thin and under two kilos...
HP's new 14-inch Chromebook with 16GB SSD leaked in online store spec sheet

Apple has quietly started to sell movies in 42 new iTunes Stores

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Apple has quietly started to sell movies in 42 of the countries where it recently launched iTunes Stores, Apple Insider reports. As you may remember, Apple’s iTunes Store rolled out into 56 additional countries earlier this month, but Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia were the only ones to offer movies...
Apple has quietly started to sell movies in 42 new iTunes Stores

As it refocuses, Yahoo beats with Q3 revenues of $1.09B and earnings per share of $0.35

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Yahoo, a company amidst a transformation under a dynamic new CEO, today reported its third quarter financial performance. In the period, Yahoo had revenues of $1.09 billion and earnings per share – on a GAAP basis – of $0.35 . Those results were higher than analysts had expected. The standard line...
As it refocuses, Yahoo beats with Q3 revenues of $1.09B and earnings per share of $0.35

Apple warns ex-MobileMe users with 20GB free iCloud storage of 'downgrade' coming Sept. 30

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Apple has begun sending last-minute reminders to users currently enjoying 20GB of free iCloud storage, warning that from September 30, it will downgrade their accounts unless they take action. Introducing iCloud alongside the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 in October 2011, Apple offered paid MobileMe subscribers a free 20GB extra...
Apple warns ex-MobileMe users with 20GB free iCloud storage of 'downgrade' coming Sept. 30

Rupert Murdoch Announces The News Corp. Divorce: The Full Memo

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Here’s Rupert Murdoch’s official “internal” announcement explaining the News Corp. split. The important stuff: Murdoch will remain CEO of both the publishing business and the entertainment business. Chase Carey will be COO of the entertainment business. No details on the leadership of the publishing business. (Inside News...
Rupert Murdoch Announces The News Corp. Divorce: The Full Memo

LG strikes back at Samsung with OLED patent suit

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A legal showdown over OLED technology has been brewing in Korea for a while now, and LG Display has fought back by filing a patent lawsuit Samsung Electronics. Local news agency Yonhap reports that LG announced the complaint at a press conference, noting that it was asserting seven patents against...
LG strikes back at Samsung with OLED patent suit

Google partners with Kia Motors to integrate Google Maps and Places into new car models

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Following a similar path to Nokia and Apple, Google is looking to expand its services into the automobile industry, today announcing a partnership with Korean car maker Kia Motors to integrate its Google Maps and Place services into Kia’s new UVO eServices telematics system, rolling out in new models later this...
Google partners with Kia Motors to integrate Google Maps and Places into new car models

Google launches Android In-App Billing v3 with simpler design, less lost transactions and more

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Google has updated its frameworks for In-App Billing for Android apps in a third version released today. The new IAB system incorporates a simpler design that allows developers to integrate the system with fewer lines of code. Google says that the new system also has an improved architecture that will...
Google launches Android In-App Billing v3 with simpler design, less lost transactions and more

Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute in its App Store screenshots

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It appears that Google pulled out all the stops when it came to getting its iOS Gmail app approved on Apple’s App Store, after it was revealed it included a little Steve Jobs tribute in the screenshots of its submission to the marketplace. As noted by Reddit user incepto, if...
Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute in its App Store screenshots

Zynga sees lower revenue in its Q1 2013 earnings with $264M, but higher EPS of $0.01

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Social game platform and creator Zynga on Wednesday released its first quarter financial performance, with revenues of $264 million and an adjusted earnings per share of $0.01. Wall Street analysts had expected the company to have $265 million in revenue and earnings per share of -$0.04. One area of concern...
Zynga sees lower revenue in its Q1 2013 earnings with $264M, but higher EPS of $0.01

Larry Page Isn't Concerned That You're Concerned About People Wearing Glass into Restrooms

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Not worried. (Photo: Getty/Justin Sullivan) Obviously the concerns of wearing Google Glass, the Internet-enabled face computer with a built-in camera and Keurig machine, are causing some alarm for privacy advocates. Because these paranoid people figure someone with a lightweight recording device strapped to their head might find some way to do...
Larry Page Isn't Concerned That You're Concerned About People Wearing Glass into Restrooms

LinkedIn reaches 10 million registered users in Brazil, its third largest market ex aequo with the UK

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LinkedIn has reached the 10 million member milestone in Brazil, the professional social network announced on its blog. This makes Brazil its third largest market, ex aequo with the UK, which hit that figure last September. As you may remember, LinkedIn opened offices in São Paulo last November to boost its growth...
LinkedIn reaches 10 million registered users in Brazil, its third largest market ex aequo with the UK

Facebook moves to dismiss user lawsuit over Instagram terms of service change

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Facebook has filed to have a lawsuit lodged by a user over controversial changes to Instagram’s terms of service dismissed, Reuters reports. The company claims that the plaintiff could have simply avoided the changes by deleting her account before the new policy became active. Lucy Funes levied the complaint, which...
Facebook moves to dismiss user lawsuit over Instagram terms of service change

Netflix rolls out Android app for Kindle Fire owners in the UK

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With Amazon beginning to ship its new Kindle Fire tablets in the UK just five days ago, ensuring that its video streaming service LoveFilm was pre-installed, its US rival Netflix has today embarked on its campaign to lure some users away, with the launch of its own Kindle Fire app...
Netflix rolls out Android app for Kindle Fire owners in the UK

Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

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Apple has begun alerting customers around the world that their iPod touch orders are shipping, with a expected delivery dates from October 15th. GigaOm reports that the fifth-generation iPod is scheduled to hit the US on that date, although we have seen reports that customers in Canada are slated to...
Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

Facebook now offers Developer Alerts to alert devs to platform changes that could break it, violations and more

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Facebook is today launching a new service for developers on its platform called Developer Alerts. The service will allow developers to get alerts when Facebook makes platform changes that could break their apps and more. The alerts come in three major flavors: App-breaking platform changes - When Facebook makes a change...
Facebook now offers Developer Alerts to alert devs to platform changes that could break it, violations and more

Watch Apple's iPhone 5 face-off against all five of its predecessors

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It’s a given that Apple’s new iPhone 5 stands on the shoulders of the five previous generations that came before it, but Everything Apple Pro has put that to the test with an informal comparison between all six models. The video produced some surprising results when it put each model...
Watch Apple's iPhone 5 face-off against all five of its predecessors

Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View

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Samsung Electronics (Samsung) today announced that it will move its R&D subsidiary Samsung Information Systems America (SISA) to a new 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View, California. Construction of Samsung’s new R&D center in Silicon Valley is expected to start in the second half of 2013, with occupancy expected in...
Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View

Facebook's Android app goes native, updated with focus on speed and performance

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Facebook has gone fully native, with its Android app joining its iOS sibling moving away from HTML5. The social network has just released an update to its mobile app, but instead of it being a facelift, it’s much more surgical. The company rebuilt it from scratch to help improve the...
Facebook's Android app goes native, updated with focus on speed and performance

Tim Cook is auctioning off a coffee and chat with him at Apple HQ for charity, estimated value is $50k

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According to a Charitybuzz release today, Apple CEO Tim Cook is holding a charity auction (the listing says ‘donated by Tim Cook’) for coffee and a chat with him at the company’s headquarters. The auction benefits the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights and just went live this morning,...
Tim Cook is auctioning off a coffee and chat with him at Apple HQ for charity, estimated value is $50k

RIM officially opens BlackBerry 10 app submissions ahead of Q1 2013 launch

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RIM’s BlackBerry 10 (BB10) devices might still be months away, but developers are now being asked to start submitting their BB10 apps to the BlackBerry App World, meaning that they will be ready for publishing when the mobile operating system launches in the first quarter of 2013. RIM has made...
RIM officially opens BlackBerry 10 app submissions ahead of Q1 2013 launch

Real-time updates arrive in Facebook's App Dashboard, decreasing load times for 3rd-party apps

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Continuing with recent performance enhancements to its Graph API, Facebook has just announced that it is bringing in real-time updates to the developer App Dashboard. Most importantly, today’s move now allows developers to configure subscriptions for specific objects and get callbacks when those objects are modified. This means that data that has been...
Real-time updates arrive in Facebook's App Dashboard, decreasing load times for 3rd-party apps

Apple offering free next day shipping on all iPhone models in the US

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Apple has kicked off a promotion for its online store in the US, offering free next day shipping on all iPhone models. Though Apple offers free shipping across its online store for orders above $50, the expedited deal for the iPhone appears to be a limited-time promotion. The company has...
Apple offering free next day shipping on all iPhone models in the US

Yahoo completes its planned exit from South Korea

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True to its word, Yahoo has pulled out of the South Korean market by the end of 2012, as noted by the Yonhap News Agency. A notice on the company’s site provides detailed instructions to users on when exactly all of its services will go dark, with most of them...
Yahoo completes its planned exit from South Korea
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